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Sunday, August 9, 2020
Australian History
1851  - Gold is discovered at Sovereign Hill, near Ballarat, in Victoria. [more]
1890  - The first recital is held on the largest pipe organ in the world at the time, the Grand Organ in the Sydney Town Hall. [more]
World History
1173  - Construction begins on the Tower of Pisa, which is later to become the famous Leaning Tower of Pisa. [more]
1945  - The United States drops a second atomic bomb, this time on the Japanese city of Nagasaki. [more]
1974  - In the wake of the Watergate scandal, US President Richard Nixon resigns. [more]


Today in History

Thought For Today
But you, brothers and sisters, must not get tired of doing good.
Thessalonians 3:13 (c) GNB
Saint Paul visited the Church at Thessalonica in AD 51 and gave this advice. It is still valid to us all almost 2,000 years later.

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